Catchup on Globe columns …

A few links to my most recent columns in the Boston Globe

What's Missing from Your Dictionary

Pun Times (review)

When Real Events Overtake Metaphors

How To Read A Word (review)

One Prius, Two … What?

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The (Previous) Week in Dictionary Evangelism

Possibly doesn't count as outright evangelism — perhaps it's merely evangelism-adjacent — but this week's Boston Globe column is on Hulkspeak in Hulktweets.

Thesaurus evangelism: Wordnik launches a new thesaurus, with a really cool word-comparison-shopping feature (dreamed up & implemented by my awesome co-workers, with special props to Kumanan and John).

There's a new ODE out! It includes vuvuzela, only a month after the end of the World Cup! (And only two months after it showed up in Wordnik, as discovered by Language Log commenters.) That must have taken a little bit of last-minute page finagling.